{Unique LA}

My good friend Danni used some of my furniture for her booth at Unique LA last month….just wanted to share a different way my vintage pieces have been used. Check out the whole post on her blog, ohhellofriend.








I had just worked on a photo shoot the week before, and had made these lamp shades (plus some more ;)) and all the fabric flowers that she hung on the walls. Love it.



I love this arrow below. I was so happy she rented it because it has not gone out to any events yet, and I was dying to get a picture of it in action. I know, silly, but it is just so cool. Hard to tell in the picture, but the paint is chipping off, it is a rad maroon color and it is super old. I was told it came from an old gas station. Cool, right?



The most exciting news is that Danni won for Best Booth Design! So cool. I love seeing how some vintage pieces can add so much character and create such a warm environment, in any arena :)



{Danielle & Seth} Real Wedding

I wanted to share some images of an amazing wedding that my good friend Larrissa from Inviting Occasion designed and styled. Her talent is off the charts, and I am truly blessed every time I have the honor of working with her… She incorporated some of my favorite pieces and I love the way she used everything! Not that I am at all surprised by that!











Check out more pictures and the amazing feature on Style Me Pretty.



What a team:

Wedding Cinematography: Elysium Productions Wedding Photography:  Sargeant Photography / Wedding Coordinator:  Lisa Moon Events / Caterer: 24 Carrots / Event Design: Inviting Occasion / Linens: Wildflower Linens / Wedding Cake: Sweet & Saucy Shop / Bride’s Hair & Makeup: Flawless Faces / Wedding Venue: Rancho Las Lomas



{Friday Finds}

SO much new inventory….so little time to get it all photographed and entered into the inventory system. With wedding season in full swing, filling orders, deliveries and custom pieces have consumed so much time lately. Also, it’s not easy to pull Joel away from his own business to take pictures of my stuff….that’s why I waited until he went on a mountain bike trip up to Santa Barbara and snagged his assistant (Stefanie) to photograph all of my new finds, some pictures of the studio and just a few of my favorite new additions to the found collection. ;)


I love 4th of July, so I had a lot of fun decorating the studio (with lots of help from my fantastic intern, Anna) in some good ol’ red, white, & blue.


This is the window display (which I change out all the time) at the studio. Lots of fabric, vintage scarves & ribbon…



Inside the studio, I hung flags of all different sizes (some of which only have 48 stars!) from my collection. I love them and all of their history. Especially the tattered, worn and discolored ones. I would just love to know where they have been before I got my hands on them.


Yes, I put red, white and blue EVERYWHERE in the studio, but do I have more you ask? Yes, yes I do!


Ok, so here are just a few of my newest pieces. These settees might just be my favorite that I have ever had re-done. I took all kinds of fabric to my upholster, and told him exactly how to place it all. I love a variety of fabrics put together to create something beautiful and unique. I think navy blue is the new grey….it can go with just about any color and look great.



And the back….



This one is just so cute I thought about bringing it home! But, I don’t think I could possibly fit another piece of furniture in our house. Instead I decided it should be out there making events unique and fun. Can’t wait to see it in pictures at real events!


And the back …isn’t she cute?


I love these benches/old school pews. I got 4 of them and think they are just beautiful to be incorporated in with ceremony seating, or even setting up a vignette during the reception…blue, chippy paint? What more can you ask for?


I just made this pillow for a styled shoot that I will share with you all soon. Ikat…..it is all over the design world, and I think we will start seeing it in the wedding world any day now. I am so excited to share the shoot…Especially since my hubby shot it!!!



Dish dryer? That’s what I’m told this was used for in India….Crazy, right?



This is one of my favorite new tables. After getting this one, I picked up another base (with the sewing machine too) and I am having some reclaimed wood with green chippy paint put on the top.


My newest farm table. I love it!!


These chairs are so awesome. An old school version of the stackable wedding chair. Seriously, the dealer that I bought them from said that these are the chairs that are used in India at wedding ceremonies! Crazy! And in my color!!!!



Wood bins with chalkboard fronts. So many ideas with what to put inside!



Ok, so check out the online gallery next week….there will be so many new additions!


Happy Friday!



Utterly Engaged {Featured}

A few features in the 15th issue of Utterly Engaged Magazine


Three completely different looks. All amazingly beautiful. Enjoy.






















If you haven’t already checked out the online magazine by Utterly Engaged…you must! It is loaded with information and beautiful pictures.







{Angela & James}

I LOVE working with Angel Swanson. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again…She is just simply fantastic. This wedding was at the beautiful Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu almost a year ago! Everything about this place is gorgeous! Here are a few pics to show how they used some of my furniture…



Love the way things look on chippy paint, just the perfect backdrop.





These are just the cutest favors, I had to share…




Isn’t this just the most beautiful tree to get married under?



The sweet couple.



To see more from this wedding, check out Angels blog.


Thanks to Elizabeth Messina for the pictures :)





A trip to Paris!!! What?

Literally, I just told my hubby a couple weeks ago (when I turned 35) that he has 5 years to save up for my 40th….All I want is a trip to Paris! Oh, and enough money to shop like crazy at the Paris Flea Market. Not a lot to ask, right?

Worth a shot!

Check it out here


{Table Top Shoot}

I have been meaning to share some of the table top shoots I was a part of for Ceremony magazine for some time. I guess that time is now. This beautiful tablescape was designed by Adrianne Smith, & I am honored that my pieces were a part of it. I am absolutely in love with the way it turned out. If you don’t have a copy of Ceremony Magazine, you must buy one, it is overflowing with information!













Hope this amazing Lavender makes you smile.





The shoot took place at the amazingly beautiful Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe.

Florist: Adrianne Smith Floral Design,

Photographer: Dapper Images,